Resources & Training

Legal Service Provider Detail

U.D.C. School of Law Housing and Consumer Law Clinic
4340 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Building 52, Room 302
Washington DC 20008
Contact: Norrinda Brown Hayat , Professor, Clinic Director
Phone: 202-274-5120
Fax: 202-274-5569
Email: norrinda.hayat@udc.edu
Web address: http://www.law.udc.edu/clinics

 

Need nonlitigator volunteers?
No.
Malpractice insurance for volunteers:
No.
Intake hours:
Limited intake. We return calls when open.
Non-english services?
Spanish
Opportunities for attorneys not admitted in D.C.:
N/A
Need paralegal/law students:
No
Screening:
Section 8 guidelines.
Training offered:
N/A
Types of services:
The Housing and Consumer Law Clinic provides representation in housing-related civil litigation. Students enrolled in this clinic represent individuals and small groups in eviction defenses, affirmative habitability actions, illegal rent increases, housing code violations, and real property actions, fair housing and miscellaneous torts. Students also represent consumers against merchants and homeowners against home improvement contractors in disputes involving sales and services.
Volunteer needs:
N/A
Subject areas:
Housing, Landlord/Tenant, Litigation